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Midterm 3: - 1/3 multiple choice questions - ½ short answer - 1 long-essay None of this lecture is on the midterm; but it might be on the final. Climate change—confused? - Bangladesh: first to suffer from climate change because it’s below sea level - Many homes, farms, lands, etc are flooded forever - Displaced people blame the G8 and industrial nations - “climate refugees” - 2/3 of the world’s population within 400 km of the coast “story” of life on Earth past early beginnings current complex modern life future environmental issues United Nations 2007. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) No doubt that climate is getting warmer. Conflict is over what’s causing it? - Model shows that natural drivers i.e solar and volcanic plus greenhouse gases responsible for global warming - 90% certain that half of the global warming caused by humans Fig 52.11 : Global Conveyor belt - perturbations to this causes big changes - A pump of sea ice melting and freezing every year. The cold water pumps current
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course BISC 120 taught by Professor Webb,wetzer,? during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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